Joseph Charles Beutel
JOSEPH CHARLES BEUTEL (bass-baritone),”an imposing bass-baritone,” as reviewed by Opera News, is often praised for his “deep well-rounded tone,” and overall richness of voice and versatility on stage. Making his career across five continents, Beutel enjoys performing traditional operas and originating new roles in new operas on the cutting edge, along with many oratorios and other concert works. Some roles of note include originating the role of the “British Major” in Silent Night, Kevin Puts and Mark Campbell’s Pulitzer Prize-winning opera, and most recently originating the role of “Sir” in Mila, an opera commissioned by Asia Society Hong Kong most recently performed in New York and San Francisco. Beutel has performed with many prestigious companies across the country and world, including, Santa Fe Opera, New York City Opera, New York Philharmonic, New York City Ballet, English Concert, Seattle Opera, Minnesota Opera, and Sarasota Opera, to name a few. Beutel also enjoys performing musical theater with credits from Encores! at New York City Center and Live at Lincoln Center featured on PBS. Recordings include Grammy-nominated Alexander Kastalsky’s Requiem, Memory Eternal to the Fallen Heroes, performed live on the 100th anniversary of the armistice to WWI in National Cathedral, Washington D.C. on the Naxos label.